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  • Shakyamuni Mandala
    Shakyamuni Mandala
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  • Medicine Buddha- the healing Buddha
    Medicine Buddha- the healing Buddha
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  • Chyangreshi - 4 arm Avalokiteshvara
    Chyangreshi - 4 arm Avalokiteshvara
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    Kumbeshwar Technical School: Carpets

    by josephescu Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Locally made carpets at fixed prices, this is a fair-trade business. The showroom is on the ground floor of the school.

    Carpets aren’t amazing, but feel free to ask as many questions as the pupils in the showroom are very friendly and ultimately you can find something interesting to buy.

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    Patan Handicraft Cooperative Center: Nepali Handicraft Shop With Good Quality

    by kamayan Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Map from Patan Durbar Square

    My Newari friend(My nepal homestay host family !) is one of the member of the cooperation(Shop).
    If you say about this homepage and my nickname(Hideki,Japani Phyakha),you will buy goods with 'Nepali Price'.

    What to buy: +++Handicraft Goods+++
    Silver Jewelry and Accessories.
    Horn / Bone / Wood / Metal Buttons and Accessories.
    Recycled / Lokta / Mitsumata (Argelo)Paper and Paper Products.
    Mithila Painting and Products.
    Wood Crafts.
    Silk Screening and Block Printing
    Silk Pashmina / Cashmere Scarves, Stoles, Shawls, Throws etc.
    Clay Garden Items, Incense Holders. Candle Holders, Decoratives etc.
    Natural Handloom Fabric Products, Cotton / Woollen Knitwear etc.
    Metal Photo Frames, Votive Candle Holders etc.
    Thangka / Scroll Paintings etc.

    What to pay: You can buy your favorites with friend price!
    Not likely Thamel Area shop for foreigners.

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    Traditional art and Handicraft: Fine Quality Thangka

    by rajanshrestha Written Dec 11, 2008

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    Shakyamuni Mandala
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    This shop has uniqueness, undoubtable quality!!! reasonable price!!! Excellent customer service!!
    what else could want for???

    the shop is on the way to THE GOLDEN TEMPLE.

    What to buy: in Patan, one can look for Ofcourse Thangka, besides there are some collectible items; wooden crafts, many handicraft items, pashminas (Cashmere), Herbal Teas, Pure Himalayan Teas... Even some Curios items from street vendors!!!

    In Thangkas, there are various items to choose from like:
    Mandala (very popular amongst Westners);
    Kalichakra Mandala (very geometric mandala);
    Wheel of life (understand tibetan way seeing life);
    Life of Buddha (diagramatic buddha life story); and
    Figures (Tara, Buddha...)

    What to pay: there is no fixed price for anything, do bargainning!!!
    But the price differs according to quality, so judge the quality and pay accordingly!!

    Basically the price ranges from few dollars to thousands of dollars...

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    Patan Industrial Estate: arts & crafts

    by josephescu Updated Jan 28, 2007

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    In the southern part of Patan, 20 minutes walk from the Durbar square, Patan Industrial Estate doesn’t sound like a very promising place to shop for crafts, but there are a number of factory showrooms who sell carpets, wood and metal work. Even if they are aimed at group tourists, there is nothing to stop individual travellers having a wander around. Generally, there’s no pressure to buy.

    Closes at 6 pm.

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    Arjun Art Gallery: Hymalayan Art Work

    by bradbeaman Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    You will find water colors, skethes and oils in this art gallery.

    What to buy: Water color of the Hymalayas by a local artist.

    What to pay: $100

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